Head office: Whitehorse (Yukon)
Year of creation: 1979
Type of company: subsidiary (BCE Inc.)
Sector of activity: telecommunications
Northwestel is a telecommunications company that provides voice, video and data solutions to the residents and businesses of of northern Canada, including northern British Columbia and Alberta, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. It serves 1/300th of Canada’s population. It was formerly known as Northwest Telecommunications Inc.
Its employees enjoy the benefits and scenery of a northern environment, including having customers as neighbors. Its more than 600 employees are spread across one third of Canada’s landmass and work in diverse fields such as IT, retail, customer service, technicians and managers, amongst others.
Northwestel’s six hundred employees enjoy a comprehensive pay package that includes a team incentive program, a pension plan as well as a vacation travel and Northern living pay allowance. Employees also benefit with preferred rates on cable, internet and home phones, to name a few. Northwestel offers opportunities for employees to upgrade their skills and advance their careers. Tuition is partly reimbursed and interest free loans up to $2500.00 are available for technological devices.
Northwestel invests in the communities it serves across its vast territory. It has contributed significant funds to not-for-profit organizations in the areas of mental wellness and health, Northern scholarships and recycling, to name a few. Its employees live and work in the North and actively support their communities through the Volunteer Involvement Fund. The Fund provides an innovative and unique service of converting volunteer hours into direct financial aid for the various organizations they choose to sponsor. By choosing to invest in its communities, Northwestel invests in itself.
The Senior Manager, Product Management, reporting to the Director, Product Management is responsible for all Product Management and Product Development initiatives for a portfolio of Products and Services - containing offerings targeted specifically
Reporting to the Director, Finance or Senior Consultant Strategic Programs, this position is responsible for the management of the organization’s business decision support activities and systems which creates economic models to quantify data to
Reporting to the Manager, Business Decision Support (BDS), this position is responsible for creating economic models, using other available analytical tools or business decision support systems to study, analyze and quantify the profitability of
The Implementation Manager for satellite will manage capital projects related to the implementation of Northwestel systems, facilities and equipment based on user/service requirements driven from an understanding of business needs. The manager
Northwestel is seeking a Service Technician to join the field operations team in Yellowknife! As a Service Technician, you will be responsible for installing and maintaining a wide variety of telecommunications services including TV, Internet,
Northwestel is actively seeking an enthusiastic Cable Splicer to join the growing field operations team! Cable Splicers will have the opportunity to work on the installation and maintenance of all aerial and underground Outside Plant facilities,
SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES Install, splice, terminate, repair and maintain telecommunications and business systems equipment and associated aerial and underground Outside Plan facilities (copper, coax and Fibre) and related hardware on existing
Northwestel is seeking a Central Office Technician to join the Technical team in Yellowknife! As a Central Office Technician, you will be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of our network and equipment in various locations throughout the area.
Is your ideal workplace the great outdoors? Do you enjoy working on a variety of technical challenges? Do your skills and experience match the following requirements? If the answer is yes, we are looking for you! Northwestel is seeking a Combination
As a Combination Technician B, you will install/upgrade/repair various technologies provided to Northwestel's customers. You require certification as a Journeyman Communications Technician or a graduate of a 2-year communication electronic program at